Q:  What if we have large party and all of us can not fit into my vehicle, can I hire more than 1 driver to drive more than 1 vehicle?

A:  Yes you can! You can hire both more than 1 driver and we can caravan from stop to stop.

 

Q:  What if I am driving a rental vehicle, can I still use your service?

A:  Yes you can.  Advise your rental car company that you will be hiring a driver (they may require a copy of our driver’s license and they may charge you a small fee) let us know what you require from us and we will work with you to meet the rental car company requirements.

 

Q:  How many passengers can we take on our tour?

A:  As many as seat belts are in the vehicle and up to 6 passengers plus the driver for $40/hour.  For larger groups of  7, 8 or 9  passengers, please inquire, as there is a rate increase.

 

Q:  Are tasting/tour fees included in our hourly rate?

A:  No, you will be on your own for tasting/tour fees, however, most wineries will waive fees when a bottle of wine is purchased!  For tours/lunch, we recommend you make reservations and we can build the remainder of your itinerary around your tour/lunch time.

 

Q:  Can the drop off location be different than the pick up location?

A:  We will try to accommodate if we have a second driver available, an additional charge will apply for this service.

 

Q:  We are not staying in Kelowna can your driver pick us up somewhere other than Kelowna/West Kelowna?

A:  Yes, for a surcharge we can pick up/drop off anywhere between Lake Country and Osoyoos.

 

Q:  What does the driver do while we are tasting/touring/having lunch?

A:  The driver will park the car and patiently wait while you complete your visit.  Your vehicle will not leave the parking lot.

 

Q:  Can OKPD drivers operate a standard transmission?

A:  Yes, please inform us at the time of booking so we can ensure we provide the appropriate driver.

 

Q:  How quickly can I hire an OKPD?

A:  We ask for a reservation 24hr in advance. Same day reservation is not guaranteed, however, we will do our best to accommodate.

 

Q:  How does Okanagan Private Driver work?

A:  An OKPD arrives at your location, parks their personal vehicle, drives you and your guests in your vehicle for the duration of your day and returns you safely.

 

Q:  What about insurance?

A:  OKPD drives under your vehicles insurance to guarantee that you are protected. Our drivers all have current ICBC policy’s. Please ensure your policy is current and covers third party liability.

 

Q:  How do I pay for my Private Driver?

A:  A refundable deposit of your choice is required to reserve your driver.  A 3 hour minimum deposit is required, however, you may choose to prepay for up to 6 hours and any remaining balance can be paid in cash to the driver at the end of your day.

 

Q:  What is your cancellation policy?

A:  A full refund minus the PayPal transaction fee of $3.5% outside 48hrs.

 

Q:  How do I make a reservation?

A: Visit our request a reservation page to complete the reservation form and submit it to us.  Once received we will send you a confirmation email requesting you make your deposit to secure the date and finalize the reservation.  Once the deposit is confirmed you are booked!